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Resembling a block, as in shape.

block′ish·ly adv.
block′ish·ness n.


lacking vivacity or imagination; stupid
ˈblockishly adv
ˈblockishness n


(ˈblɒk ɪʃ)

like a block; dull; stupid.
block′ish•ly, adv.
block′ish•ness, n.
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Adj.1.blockish - resembling a block in shapeblockish - resembling a block in shape    
cubic, three-dimensional - having three dimensions


adj (inf)dumm, doof (inf)
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It recited a long list of "privy conspiracies and open hostilities practiced both inward and outward," plans both to invade the realm and to kill the queen, and asserted that: "All which whosoever he be that will attentively weigh and consider, and cannot see the very finger of God mightily working herein by his providence and mercy, no doubt he is insensible blockish.